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Timo Werner transfer latest: RB Leizpig’s message over Chelsea and Liverpool interest

RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner has been one of the players heavily linked with a move to the Premier League during the upcoming summer transfer window.

Both Chelsea and Liverpool have been linked with an interest in the Germany international as Frank Lampard looks to strengthen his attacking options for the 2020/21 season.

Although the striker has talked about his admiration for Reds’ manager Jurgen Klopp.

“Jurgen Klopp is the best coach in the world,” he told  Sky Germany last month. “There is much to suggest that I would fit in well with my style of play.”

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Werner scored the only goal of the game in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 tie against Tottenham and will be back in action against Spurs on Tuesday night, where he will again look to impress his suitors.

But, after a lot of speculation both during and after the January window, what is the latest on the forward’s future? Take a look below to find out.

Werner drops Premier League hint

Timo Werner has previously admitted that a move to the Premier League would interest him.

Speaking to Bild, the Germany international said: “The Premier League is certainly the most interesting league, you have to say. There is a certain flair to watching the English league and playing there.

“But many Germans have also been very successful in Spain, such as Sami Khedira and Mesut Ozil.”

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£60m battle

Back in January it was reported that Chelsea were set to face competition from Liverpool for the signing of Werner.

According to the  Daily Mirror, Jurgen Klopp is a long-time ­admirer of the 23-year-old and the Reds are interested in a £60m transfer.

German outlet Bild also claim that Anfield would be Werner’s preferred destination if he decides to leave the Bundesliga club.

RB Leipzig statement

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